Lot 82WWII Original End of the War Telegram stating...

Auction Date: 13/08/2015 at 01:30 pm



WWII Original End of the War Telegram stating 'CBG1. The German war is now over. At Rheims last night the x instrument of surrender was signed which in effect is a surrender of all personnel of the German forces. All equipment and shipping and all machinery in Germany, nothing will be destroyed anywhere, the surrender is effective sometime tomorrow, this news will not be communicated to anyone outside the service nor to members of the press' a type written note in good clean condition, minor foxing, this telegram was received by a Sergeant M Hall who was a flight sergeant and RAF radio operator. There are extracts from the diary of Sergeant Bernard Morgan (not included in lot) stating 'Saturday 5th May 1945, German surrender at 0800. Monday 7th May, peace treaty signed at Rheims. Wednesday 9th May, end of operational work on 83GCC and last day I was with Sergeant Hall', this item is t/w the Royal Air Force service and release book of Sergeant Marshall Hall 947479, his certificate of qualification as AC2 W Operator and Air Gunner, also include various transit documents, a photo card of Hut 5 and the servicemen, all in vary conditions, most clearly presented (9)

Hammer Price: £360.00

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